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KRON
Nov 10, 2012 2:30pm PST
with our top story. >> a lot of us join walkathons because we have a personal connection to the cause. but as emily reports, one boy's connection is not only personal, it's amazing. >> there's always excitement when an event like this is about to begin. the crowds, the signs, the different groups with their team shirts. >> let's go! [ cheers and applause ] >> this one-mile march is to raise money for the maria fareri children's hospital in new york's westchester county. it's also raising awareness about the need for transplant donors. that's why it's so special that 11-year-old tyler is here. this is not the first walkathon for tyler. the last time he joined this event, he was just hours from undergoing surgery for a new liver. >> i was really sick, you know? so i had to get a liver transplant. >> tyler had been battling a liver disease for years, and it was getting worse. to get a donated liver, you need to be on a national list. for tyler, time was running out. the hospital's medical team worked hard to get him moved to the top of the list. even so, the wait took more than a y
NBC
Nov 10, 2012 1:30pm EST
birds and mammals. plastic bags -- ever year, we use and throw away millions of them. >> plastic bags are a huge litter problem throughout the world. >> we interviewed mr. bloomenfeld back in 2007 when san francisco became the first city in the u.s. to ban plastic bags. large stores were not allowed to offer them to customers. the ban was a success. so the city then voted to expand it to every store in town. now communities all across the country are hopping on the "ban" wagon. the day after rye, new york, passed its law against plastic bags, teens were handing out green alternatives. >> there are no more plastic bags going to be offered in stores, so we're helping people out by giving them reusable bags. >> reusable bags are considered the best alternative... >> wonderful. >> ...because even paper bags are bad for the environment. although they can be recycled, they still use up natural resources to make, and the manufacturing process causes pollution. >> it's completely useless to use something once and then throw it away. >> people who work to ban plastic bags say the new laws
PBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm PST
. >> be used to be dead. lots of people came. we turned it around. a lot of the locals come here to talk and hang out, have a cup of coffee or beer. they're happy that we're here. >> consulting agencies have popped up all across eastern germany, like this one, at home in brandenburg. they help compatriot settled back in. the new east germans are giving the region a much needed makeover. clucks of this kind of brain and is immensely rewarding for the region. -- brain gain is rewarding. the have learned new languages and it is putting a whole new perspective on this. >> have a well-educated workers is priceless. for people like nadine, being close to family and breeding that familiar country air is part of what helps them come back. she is taking her kids to visit their grandmother. she can draw by unannounced any time of day. for many who decide to return, it is small things like this that make it all worthwhile. >> it's just great to know that you're not on your own, that your family has your back and they are always there for you. when i want a break, they can go to my mother's and it
KCSMMHZ
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
class. obama used the first speech since re-election to outline his plan to cut the federal deficit. he said he wants to raise taxes on the rich and says the majority of americans agree with his approach. >> nobody, not republicans, not democrats, want taxes to go up for folks making under $250,000 a year. so leept's not wait. even as we negotiate a broader deficit reduction package, let's extend the middle class tax cuts right now. >> obama is open to compromise and new ideas and he'll invite john boehner to the white house next week to look for common ground. boehner said higher taxes just for the wealthy are unacceptable. still, republicans and democrats agree on the need to aavoid a so-called fiscal cliff. attention is now focused on whether they can narrow their differences on higher taxes for the rich. >>> top officials from across china are mapping out where the country will go over the next five years. they're taking part in a communist party's congress. much of the process goes on behind closed doors, and that makes the job of journalism that much harder. still the politica
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